Category: This Month in Coal

Russia to Export 200 Million MT of Coal in 2018

Russia is expected to export more than 200 million metric tons (mt) of coal in 2018, according to Xinhua. Energy Minister Alexander Novak, at a fuel and energy commission in the Kemerovo Region, said that “Russia is expected to...

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Alliance Reports Increased Coal Sales, Exports

Alliance Resource Partners said strong second-quarter coal sales volumes led total revenues higher to $516.1 million, an increase of 29.4% compared to the second quarter of 2017. Alliance is now essentially sold out for its...

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Cumberland Longwall Encounters Difficult Geology

Contura Energy revised its 2018 production outlook downward for the Cumberland longwall mine in southwestern Pennsylvania. Over the last several weeks, the mine has been experiencing unforeseen geologic conditions due to reduced...

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Thiess Secures Curragh Contract

Thiess has been awarded a A$160 million contract extension by Coronado Curragh to continue to provide mining services at the Curragh coal mine in Queensland, Australia. Thiess has a long record of service at Curragh having...

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WVU Researchers to Study Mine Safety and Health

A pair of research teams from West Virginia University (WVU) have received close to $500,000 in funding from the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health. Read the Whole Article in our Digital...

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BMA to Sell Gregory Crinum Mine in Australia

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) joint-venture partners BHP and Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd. have entered into an agreement to sell the Gregory Crinum mine in central Queensland to Sojitz Corp. for A$100 million. In...

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Warrior Met Opens New Mine No. 7 North Portal

Warrior Met Coal held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 2 to dedicate the completion of the company’s new No. 7 Mine North portal facility. The new $19 million North portal facility provides a new gateway for 200 Warrior Met Coal...

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Haulage & Loading Moves to Tucson

A straw poll held during Haulage & Loading 2017 (H&L 2017) indicated a need for change. Delegates were unhappy with the pricey venue and thought the technical program could be improved. Exhibitors and sponsors were not...

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Thiess Wins 3 Indonesian Contract Extensions

Thiess, one of the largest mining contractors and a subsidiary of the CIMIC Group, recently announced it won three contracts for coal mining operation in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. The company secured a $150 million contract...

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